The Uganda People's Congress party, has secured two parliamentary seats in Apac district leaving only one to the ruling NRM party, according to the final parliamentary election results.
Charles Ejimu, the district registrar of Electoral Commission ,released the final results this afternoon, ending a period of suspense that had gripped the candidates and their supporters since yesterday.
Lucy Ajok, a UPC party candidate for Apac woman MP has been declared winner with 32,810 narrowly beating her closest challenger, Agnes Akullo who contested on the NRM party ticket.
Akullo polled 32,084. Ajok now replaces Betty Amongi who crossed to contest for Oyam south MP. Meanwhile, NRM's Tony Ayo was declared winner for Kwania County parliamentary seat with 14,771 votes.
His closest rival, Geoffrey Ogwal of UPC got 9,788 votes in a race that attracted six candidates. Ayo succeeds William Anokbongo who contested on Independent ticket after losing out in the UPC primary elections.
In Maruzi constituency, Jovino Akaki Ayumu, the former minister for Wildlife lost out on his bid to seek a return to parliament. Ayumu got 9,383 votes, while Geoffrey Akora, a UPC candidate secured 24,421 votes.
Akora will now succeed David Ebong whose chance to retain the seat waned out after he crossed to the NRM and lost in the primary elections. Apac is the home district of UPC founder president, Milton Obote.
The district is one of the areas in Lango sub region where the party still demands a huge support.
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